Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kingdom of Bahrain holds 64th preparatory meeting for General Conference of International Atomic Energy Agency
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain held a virtual meeting, with the International Atomic Energy Agency, headed by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Chairman of the National Committee on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa. The meeting coincides with the regular session of the Sixty-fourth International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference on technical cooperation programmes between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the International Atomic Energy Agency, with the participation of a group of IAEA senior officials, headed by the Director IAEA’s Department of Technical Cooperation Asia and the Pacific Division , Professor Jane Abaya, in addition to a number of concerned authorities in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
At the beginning of the meeting, Dr. Shaikha Rana expressed the Kingdom of Bahrain's appreciation for the efforts made by IAEA, and its support and assistance to member states through the technical cooperation programme in the field of peaceful uses of nuclear energy and the achievement of sustainable development goals, emphasizing the commitment of the Kingdom of Bahrain to benefit from the technical cooperation programs and the expansion of the concerned team. She also thanked the Technical Cooperation Programme team for the workshops and side meetings that were held, which greatly contributed to the ease of presenting and following up the programs, while looking forward to holding fruitful future meetings.
On her part, Professor Jane Abaya praised the efforts of the Kingdom of Bahrain and its commitment to the technical cooperation programme, and its constant desire to deliver projects and reports for the Kingdom of Bahrain on time, praising the speed of response and cooperation by the concerned authorities and specialists in the Kingdom of Bahrain, who contributed to providing the programmes and following up on them in the best possible way, noting the effective role of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the participation at the regional and international levels, which confirms the Kingdom of Bahrain's keenness to fully benefit from cooperation and joint coordination with the International Atomic Energy Agency in the peaceful fields of nuclear energy.
At the conclusion of the meeting, they announced a group of visual programmes that the Kingdom of Bahrain will present in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency for workers of various relevant authorities.